An Independent
Bookshop on the
Historic Downtown Mall

Offering a curated selection of new books & gifts

New Dominion Bookshop


Located in Historic Downtown Charlottesville, New Dominion Bookshop is the oldest independent bookseller in Virginia. Our collection of new books includes many selections from fiction, nonfiction, and children’s literature.

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Ordering books for holiday gifts? Click the “Contact” link at the bottom of this page to place your order. We encourage you to “shop local and early” for your gifts this year!

New Dominion Bookshop


October 29 7:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Caroline E. Janney’s book Ends of War.

October 30 7:00pm

Join us for a book talk with Catherine Baab-Muguira, author of Poe for Your Problems.

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Special orders and domestic shipping available, with free gift-wrapping!

New Dominion Bookshop


Order Signed Copies of The Judge’s List by John Grisham

The Judge’s List will be out on October 19! Order signed and inscribed copies here.

2020 Holiday List

To round off the year and ring in 2021, we’ve compiled a list of the best new and classic books to read and give this holiday season.

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